In a woman when there is a stoppage the menses, a discharge of
blood from the nose is good.
When a pregnant woman has a violent diarrhoea, there is danger
of her miscarrying.
Sneezing occurring to a woman affected with hysterics, and in
difficult labor, is a good symptom.
When the menstrual discharge is of a bad color and irregular,
it indicates that the woman stands in need of purging.
In a pregnant woman, if the breasts suddenly lose their fullness,
she has a miscarriage.
If, in a woman pregnant with twins, either of her breasts lose
its fullness, she will part with one of her children; and if it be
the right breast which becomes slender, it will be the male child,
or if the left, the female.
If a woman who is not with child, nor has brought forth, have
milk, her menses are obstructed.
In women, blood collected in the breasts indicates madness.
If you wish to ascertain if a woman be with child, give her hydromel
to drink when she is going to sleep, and has not taken supper, and
if she be seized with tormina in the belly, she is with child, but
otherwise she is not pregnant.
A woman with child, if it be a male, has a good color, but if
a female, she has a bad color.
If erysipelas of the womb seize a woman with child, it will probably
Women who are very lean, have miscarriages when they prove with
child, until they get into better condition.
When women, in a moderate condition of body, miscarry in the second
or third month, without any obvious cause, their cotyledones are filled
with mucosity, and cannot support the weight of the foetus, but are
Such women as are immoderately fat, and do not prove with child,
in them it is because the epiploon (fat?) blocks up the mouth of the
womb, and until it be reduced, they do not conceive.
If the portion of the uterus seated near the hip-joint suppurate,
it gets into a state requiring to be treated with tents.
The male foetus is usually seated in the right, and the female
in the left side.